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NBC
Nov 30, 2013 5:30pm PST
black friday which retailers consider the most important day of the year. nbc's kristen dahlgren is watching from here in new york for us. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. big changes to tell you about. we just got the numbers in. what we are seeing is really the end of black friday as a behemoth shopping day. not because retailers are struggling but it is now a two-day event starting on thanksgiving. we are seeing a change in who's coming to the stores. people shopping online and on their smartphones in record numbers this year. even with doorbusters dwindling the hunt for the deal was still on. >> the best time to be shopping now. >> i got here as early as i could. >> $200 boots for $39. cosmetic kits less than 50% off. >> reporter: shoppers spent $9.7 billion on black friday, down 13.2% from last year. add in thanksgiving day shopping and sales rose overall, 2.3% from the same two days last year. >> all in all it was a good, safe two days and a good number on the sales standpoint. >> reporter: according to the national retail federation, holiday sales are expected
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 8:00am PST
pretty gruesome. >> nbc's kristen dahlgren is live at the scene for us. kristen, it seems as if all arrows are pointing to the speed for investigators to look at when it comes to how that train was navigating the turn. >> reporter: yeah, it does. and what it may come down to in the investigation, thomas, is the black boxes. they have now been recovered from the front and the rear cars of that train. they'll be sent to washington, d.c., where that data will be downloaded and analyzed. and from that they should get more information about how fast it was going and whether or not the brakes were hit as it went around this turn. take a look, though, at some new video that we've obtained. this is home video taken really just in the minutes after the crash. it shows just a massive rescue operation under way. the train operator in those minutes after told the mta investigators that he did what's called dumping the brakes. that the normal braking system wasn't working so he tried this emergency procedure in which you hit all of the emergency brakes on all of the cars at the same time. rememb
MSNBC
Dec 1, 2013 1:00pm PST
. nbc's kristen dahlgren is at the scene of the crash. kristen, what's the latest there? >> reporter: well, like you said, we're waiting for the ntsb to brief us so we can get the latest update on numbers, and also, really, their investigation is well under way now. they've been on scene for several hours. they're looking at a few things. they're trying to come up with the train's black box so they can get some of the data that was recorded by that. they have been throughout the day, investigators here in new york talking with the passengers who were on board that train. also with the conductor and the engineer. we also heard from the governor of new york earlier, and he said that it appears at this point like it was either speed or operator error. this is an area of the tracks that the train goes around a pretty severe curve. usually trains would slow down from 70 miles per hour to 30 miles per hour. it was pulling into an area where a station. and so the train should have been going much slower than we're hearing from people who were on the train who said it appeared to be going to
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
right to nbc's kristen dahlgren, live at the scene of yesterday's accident. and kristen, senator chuck schumer, who was just speaking at the end of the conference said when he heard about the speed of the train, he gulped. is that the headline out of this press conference? >> reporter: yeah, it really is. and what senator schumer just said is from preliminary reports. it doesn't look like there was anything wrong with the tracks or the signal. so he said it really comes down to either a problem with the locomotive or an issue with the operator. and so, yeah, you look at that train going 82 miles per hour, even in the 70-mile-an-hour zone that comes before this curve and then taking that curve at 82 miles per hour. another headline out of it, six seconds before the train came to the stop, the throttle was released to zero. and then five seconds before it came to a stop, the brakes released to zero. so they're looking into exactly what happened at that point. they don't know the initiating event that caused the throttle and the brakes to drop to zero at that point. they're also looking a
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
dahlgren has been following this story over the last 24 hours or so. kristen, i know there was a news conference at the hospital just a short time ago. what do we know about the survivors? >> reporter: yeah, hi there, chris. that was from st. barnabus hospital, just one of the hospitals where patients were taken yesterday. the latest from them, they still have nine patients in the hospital there. three had to undergo surgery. there are still seven in the intensive care unit but they do expect a few to be discharged today so that is the good news, that some will be getting out of the hospital, at least, as the investigation really in full swing here. take a look down here and you can see the train. they have righted some of those cars. they brought in these massive cranes. they were able to right some of the cars, put them back on the track. they're working on getting two more now. they put a sling under them, lift them up, place them back on the track to stop any possible fuel leaks but also to help them get access for their investigation. they have now recovered the plaque b bla
NBC
Nov 30, 2013 7:00am EST
black friday. kristen dahlgren is at the macy's in herald square in new york. pretty crazy out there this morning, kristen? >> you know what, lefter in i think the crowds are at home haepg. macy's hopes things pick up for a busy saturday. the first year ever that macy's opened on thanksgiving and the ceo said they did a brisk business. about 15,000 shoppers waiting outside of this store. overall, black friday this year, we did see those usual scuffles. the fist fights and elbows flying in pennsylvania. one woman suspected of using a stun gun in a fight with another shopper. but, overall, the prevailing view, other than those incidents, is really that this was a pretty calm black friday. stores getting better at organizing those lines doing things like handing out the bracelets for the people that are in line early, and so, overall, the thought was that in a lot of places yesterday, it looked just like a normal shopping day before the holidays. that could also be because a lot of people chose to forego the stores and decided to shop online. walmart says thursday was its heaviest traff
MSNBC
Dec 1, 2013 9:00am PST
. >> let's go live now to the scene where nbc's kristen dahlgren has the latest. kristen, it's been about 4 1/2 hours since this derailment. what are the numbers coming in right now and in terms of cleanup or cost, where are we on that front? >> reporter: right now we still have the four dead and 63 injured. they say they have checked and rechecked. they don't believe that there's anyone else unaccounted for. take a look down here, and you can see just how difficult of a scene this was to get to. there's a steep hill. there's that one car that's just inches away from the river. so a really difficult extrication for the officials that were first on scene here. they actually had to shore up the train, use air pillows, giant air pillows to lift those cars off of some of the victims. so that's just how horrific it was here. we're told that they believe three out of the four deceased were thrown from the train. so witnesses really describing -- one gentleman who was walking his dog out here and saw the aftermath said it is something he will never forget. the investigation now underway, s
NBC
Nov 24, 2013 6:00am PST
in the state semifinals on saturday. kristen dahlgren has their story. >> reporter: for the washington panthers, it was supposed to be a rebuilding year. few expected their undefeated season, and nobody expected this. a vicious tornado that left homes and lives in pieces. this became the type of rebuilding the panthers took on. >> everyone comes to games. they're always packed we've got to come out for them. >> reporter: when the team got back on the field just one week after the twister for its first state semifinal game in 28 years. >> this is the first time i've seen chris since -- we met him at the disaster. >> reporter: almost everyone was there. >> community support, that's all we're here for, the community. >> reporter: to feel normal if even for a little while. >> let's go kick some booty. >> reporter: some players wearing borrowed jerseys. at least eight lost their homes, but they were there. >> what changes today is i'm not thinking about that pile of rubble at 900 westminster. it doesn't matter. >> reporter: for once, it wasn't about what they lost. in the end it
NBC
Dec 1, 2013 8:00am EST
, and you and everyone else out there could be spending some $2 billion tomorrow alone. kristen dahlgren has a look at what you can expect. >> reporter: after black friday scenes like this, you can understand why so many prefer to shop from the comfort of their computers. >> i would much rather shop online than deal with black friday crowds. >> the orders go in. you know it's going to be shipped in a timely manner, and you don't have to deal with the hassle. >> reporter: retailers like target are rolling out the red carpet for cyber monday shoppers. >> over 100,000 items will be on sale or on special deal at target ko target.com. our offers will go live in the middle of the night. the amount of people that stay up and immediately start purchasing is pretty awesome. >> reporter: small businesses are also getting some skin in the game. >> if the customer wants, we can locate a town with a heart, star or house. >> reporter: a. heirloom is offering a 20% off coupon, a sale that pays off as shoppers search for that perfect personalized gift. >> cyber monday is the equivalent of one month's worth
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am PST
. colleagues remember him for his enormous talent and famous smile. nbc's kristen dahlgren joins my with the latest from the bronx. what do ntsb investigators hope to find? >> reporter: hi there, andrea. they now have really a three-pronged investigation going on. first those black boxes you talked about from the front car in the train, also from the rear car in the train. they are downloading data, analyzing it. they hope to find how fast it was going and whether or not and how brakes were applied if they were malfunctioning in some way. also doing you can see here uprighting those cars and moving them off. they will be taking a look at the cars. also taking a much closer look at the track to see if there was any issue with the track, with the signaling. then they are going to be talking with the conductor and the engineer. it's been widely reported that right after the accident, the train's operator said he tried to apply the brakes, that they didn't work. he did what's called dumping the brakes, an emergency maneuver to hit all the emergency brakes on the train at once. this was
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
waiting to learn more from folks over at the ntsb. in the meantime let's turn to kristen dahlgren on the seen in the bronx since after the accident. anything new? >> reporter: krystal, we're waiting for the ntsb press conference. they now have the black boxes from the train, from the front car and rear car. downloading, looking at, analyzing that data. what they hope to find out from that is the answer to that big question, how fast was it going and were those brakes applied when, how. we're waiting to get any of that. we hope to get it in the 4:00 presser. you can see what's going on. it's been a busy day today. they have righted all of the cars that were flipped over. they've got just two left on the tracks here. they'll be presumably moving those out like they did with the rest of them. they are looking at those cars. they have been raking underneath it. i don't know if you can see through the trees, they are working on raking and seeing if there's anything that they can pick up that came off the cars that gives some type of idea of what happened. and so they are continuing their inve
MSNBC
Dec 1, 2013 11:00am PST
shortly after 7:00 a.m.. the lead car came to rest just inches from the river's edge. kristen dahlgren is live for us on the scene in the bronx. what is the very latest? >> reporter: hooif, the ntsb is scene trying to figure out what went wrong. they will be looking for the black box recorders. also doing interviews with those who were on the train, any eye wets. so there is a lot to go through. we have heard from some who were on the train that it appeared to be going fast, also from people who heard this crash saying it really was a screeching sound, sounded defendant than other trains they have heard through. is this a curve that the train goes around and the trains are supposed to go from about 70 miles per hour down to 30 miles per hour. so a very steep curve that it goes around. and so a lot of people looking at that trying to federal government out if speed was a factor. i know you'll be talking with the governor live, but what he said earlier was that there is no apparent problem with the track here, that speed appears to be the issue. either operator error or perhaps the brakes d
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
crying out, god and asking for families. it was pretty gruesome. >> kristen dahlgren has the latest on the investigation. what's the update on the two people in control of the train who are being interviewed here? >> reporter: yeah, the conductor and engineer, ntsb had planned on speaking with them today. we don't know if they've been able to do that. they will hold a briefing at 4:00 p.m. eastern time. we should know more then. let me show you what's going on here right now. you can see those cars have now been righted. there are just two of them left here on the track. they've been move the back on the tracks and moving them away from here. that will let investigators have access to look around them and see if there's anything peculiar about the cars to see if they can recover any type of information about what may have happened and clears them out so they are able to look at the tracks to see if there's anything that may have contributed to that as they are still waiting to speak with the engineer, waiting to hear the results of that. and they are also talking to witnesses, people w
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